A Philadelphia trick-leg card table

This card table has a secret hidden underneath the top; when the top is lifted, the rear legs automatically swing backwards. Known as a mechnical action or "trick leg," this feature is more typically associated with New York card tables but was occasionally found in Philadelphia examples. This table retains its original brass casters with hairy paw feet.


Dealer Philip Bradley Antiques
Date: c. 1810
Origin Philadelphia, PA
Measurements H. 28 1/2, W. 36, D. 17 1/4 inches
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website https://www.incollect.com/professionals/dealers/philip-bradley-antiques
Price $1,800
Contact Philip Bradley, 302-299-6935 or  bradleyantiques@gmail.com

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